Connecticut passes bill to multiply offshore wind target

A bill to increase Connecticut's offshore wind capacity target passes with massive support in both the House of Representatives and State Senate.
Photo: Deepwater Wind
Photo: Deepwater Wind

Offshore wind is no controversial subject among Connecticut's state politicians. If that had not already been made abundantly clear last month, when only 10 out of 144 House representatives voted against legislation to raise the state's renewable capacity expansion target to 2,000 MW, all doubt was later cast aside in the State Senate, which unanimously ratified the bill last week. Governor Ned Lamont (D) has now signed the bill.

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